Our Blogs

Do you hold yourself back in life?

Do you hold yourself back in life?

Many of us want to live fully. We want to express ourselves and taste the many delights that this world has to offer. Like an eager child, we want to go forth into the world, to explore, to experiment, to play, to dive in. But equally, many of us don’t actually do...

read more
The Qualities of Qualitative Research

The Qualities of Qualitative Research

Often qualitative research is seen as second-best to quantitative research. It doesn’t give us numbers that we can analyse and compare. It does not translate well into headlines. It is more complex, more time consuming to analyse and results may be more ambiguous....

read more
Dancing Your Way to Happiness

Dancing Your Way to Happiness

Dancing my way to happiness It was nearly nine years ago when I first walked into a modern Jive class. “ I want to learn to dance,” I said, “You’ve come just to the right place” came the reply. Little did I know then just how much dancing would change my life and the...

read more
The Light Life Applied to Mental Illness

The Light Life Applied to Mental Illness

30% of the population lives with mental illness. That’s a statistic shared with me in an early 2000’s introduction to positive psychology. Today, Johns Hopkins reports that 26% of Americans suffer from a mental illness. Globally, it is reported that 11-18% of the...

read more
Feedback and its bad reputation

Feedback and its bad reputation

Being able to give and receive feedback is considered to be one of the skills every good leader should possess. It is important because it promotes the professional growth and skills of employees, and it can create a greater sense of job satisfaction in the workplace....

read more
Relaxing Your Way to Success

Relaxing Your Way to Success

Relaxing is usually seen as luxurious downtime, rest time, recuperation time. It’s the lazy Sunday afternoon or the chilled-out beach holiday. It’s when you switch off and tune out, let go and release, mentally, emotionally, and physically. But it only happens here...

read more
The Light Life Applied to Darkness

The Light Life Applied to Darkness

What happens when we use applied positive psychology on the darkness in the world today? This is something I've been contemplating for several years now. While working with people who were truly suffering, I attempted to apply positive psychology. I was in a place...

read more

Find out more about positive psychology courses and training at